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Battle of the Somme

Published to coincide with the centenary commemoration of the battle of the Somme this study comprises 12 separate articles written by some of the foremost military historians each of whom looks at a specific aspect of the battle.

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The Somme & Verdun

"Verdun and the Somme were two of the most cataclysmic battles of the First World War on the Western Front.
€45.43 €32.96

The sleepwalkers

The pacy sensitive and formidably argued history of the causes of the First World War from acclaimed historian and author Christopher ClarkFINANCIAL TIMES BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2014SUNDAY TIMES and INDEPENDENT BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2012Winner of the Los Angeles Times History Book Prize 2014The moments that it took Gavrilo Princip to step forward to the stalled car and shoot dead Franz Ferdinand and his wife were perhaps the most fateful of the modern era.
€17.40 €11.48


"No conflict better encapsulates all that went wrong on the Western Front than the Battle of the Somme in 1916.
€22.18 €15.32

Dead wake

"On 1st May 1915 the luxury ocean linerLusitania sailed out of New York bound for Liverpool.
€15.80 €10.43

The first day on the Somme

"Martin Middlebrooks The First Day on the Somme is a compelling and intensely moving account of the blackest day in the history of the British army.
€15.80 €10.43

The missing of the Somme

"The Missing of the Somme has become a classic meditation upon war and remembrance.
€14.20 €9.37

Operation neptune

"An account of D-Day by the man whose work James McPherson says entitles him to first rank among military historians.
€17.40 €11.48

Out of the dark 1914-1918

This book records the experiences of Irishmen from South County Dublin who fought in the First World War while also accounting for the lives of their families who remained at home.
€24.95 €19.13